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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

Resources Available in Anticipation of Flu Season

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu season can begin as early as October. With flu season...

Aug 11, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

Get Involved with Flu Near You

Local health departments can start to prepare for next year’s flu season by registering for the Flu Near You...

Jul 27, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Preparing for the Growing Threat of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

During the summer, mosquitoes can be a nuisance when trying to enjoy the warm weather. But with climate change and lack...

Jul 14, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

Three New Reports Offer Recommendations for Updating the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

The O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center has released series of...

Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Needle-Exchange Programs Could Prevent HIV Outbreaks, Experts Say in New England Journal of Medicine Article

In a June 24 New England Journal of Medicine article, Dr. Chris Beyrer, professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School...

Jun 30, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

New Study Says Climate Change May Undermine Last Half-Century of Health Improvements

A new report by The Lancet says that climate change may undermine the last half-century of health gains. However, the...

Jun 26, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

White House Hosts Summit on Climate Change and Health

On June 23, NACCHO Executive Director LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, joined hundreds of attendees at the White House Summit...

Jun 25, 2015 | Guest Author

Preparing Communities for Summer Weather Threats

With the sunshine and warm weather that summertime brings, comes severe heat and storms. Many communities in the...

Jun 18, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

How Local Health Departments Can Use “Flu Near You”

This year’s flu season might be winding down, but the 2015-2016 flu season is right around the corner. Local health...

May 06, 2015 | Admin

NACCHO Podcast Series Explores the National Health Security Strategy

Earlier this year, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) released a revised...

Apr 30, 2015 | Mary Hodges

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Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

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  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

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Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

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Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
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  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

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Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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